MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Film announced the complete schedule for the 2018-19 StorySLAM program, the organization’s monthly storytelling at Cinema505, located at 505 Bloomfield Avenue in downtown Montclair. Each event will feature live music from our StorySLAM house band The Tall Pines, and will be hosted by our returning emcee Risa Barash.
The season launches on and continues monthly through May, when the organization will host its second annual StorySLAM showcase at the Montclair Film Film Festival. Each event will be adjudicated by 3 local judges, and winners from the monthly slams will be invited back to tell a new story at the annual showcase, alongside special guest storytellers. Tickets are $15 for the general public, $12 for Montclair Film Members and the event is open to all storytellers and listeners alike.
The themes for each event are
September 29, 2018 Back to School
October 20, 2018 Spooky Stories
November 17, 2018 Home for the Holidays
December 15, 2018 The Power of Giving
January 19, 2019 Resolutions
February 9, 2019 Love Stories
March 9, 2019 Great Escapes
May 2019 Second Annual StorySLAM Showcase at The 2019 Montclair Film Festival.
Writers and storytellers are encouraged to prepare a five-minute story around the evening’s theme and to purchase specially designated Storyteller tickets. Tickets for all 2018-19 StorySLAM events are available now at montclairfilm.org for both storytellers and general audience members.